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Tag: Law and Gospel

Liberty and the Law – Galatians 5

Read the Passage: Galatians 5 Liberty and the Law (5:1–6) After having illustrated the difference between works- and faith-based righteousness in Gal. 4:21–31, in Gal. 5:1 Paul exhorts the Galatian […]

The Law and the Gospel – Galatians 3

Read the Passage: Galatians 3 Gospel and the Law (3:1–9) As a means of combating the works-based salvation and law-based sanctification message of the Judaizers, as well as confirming the […]

Paul’s Personal Defense – Galatians 2

Read the Passage: Galatians 2 Travel to Jerusalem (2:1–10) In Gal 1:11–24 Paul had emphasized the divine origination of the gospel message, as well as God’s sovereign administration of the gospel […]

Sermon on the Mount, Part 1 – Matthew 5

Read the Passage: Matthew 5:1-48 Characterization of Believers (5:1–16) Matt. 5:1 begins the first of five teaching and narrative cycles in Matthew’s Gospel. The teaching section covers Matt. 5–7, and […]